# What is the slope of the line given by the equation #y = -7x - 2#?

##### 1 Answer

All linear functions have an equation of

Slope is the change in

To calculate the slope, we need

Lets say

Slope

Since

Slope =

In this case, the Slope(

The equation is given in the standard slope intercept for. The coefficient of x, indicates the slope of the line.